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Get on

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Get on

Length1.6 mi
Elev. Gain78.7 ft
Est. Steps4000


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Get on is a 1.6 mile (4,000-step) route located near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. This route has an elevation gain of about 78.7 ft and is rated as easy. Find the best walking trails near you in Pacer App.

Sugarloaf Cable Car

The Sugarloaf Cable Car (Portuguese: Bondinho do Pão de Açúcar) is a cableway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moving between Praia Vermelha and the Sugarloaf Mountain, it stops at Morro da Urca (at 722 feet (220 m)) on its way up and down, and reaches the summit of the 1,299-foot (396 m) mountain.The cableway was envisioned by the engineer Augusto Ferreira Ramos in 1908 who sought support from well-known figures of Rio's high society to promote its construction.


Urca is a traditional and wealthy residential neighborhood with nearly 7,000 inhabitants (2000 census) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Although most of the neighborhood dates from the 1920s, parts of it are much older. What is now called the Forte São João, a military base at the foot of the Sugarloaf Mountain, is where the first Portuguese settlement in Rio was founded by Estácio de Sá on March 1, 1565.

Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas

The Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (Portuguese: Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas, CBPF) is a physics research center in the Urca neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro sponsored by the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), linked to the Ministry of Science and Technology.

Sugarloaf Mountain and Urca Hill Natural Monument

The Sugarloaf Mountain and Urca Hill Natural Monument (Portuguese: Monumento Natural Dos Morros Do Pão De Açúcar e Da Urca) is a natural monument in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It protects the Sugarloaf Mountain and the adjoining Morro da Urca, distinctive landmarks of the city.

Instituto Benjamin Constant

Instituto Benjamin Constant (IBC) is a part of Brazil's Ministry of Education, and is charged with promoting educational opportunities for the visually impaired. It is located in the neighborhood of Urca in Rio de Janeiro. IBC was created by imperial decree in 1854, and is named after the Brazilian soldier and intellectual Benjamin Constant.

Urca Beach

Route Details


1.6 mi

Elev. Gain

78.7 ft

Est. Steps

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